Tag Archive for economy

Free Job Training Course

CRANFORD – During the month of April, Union County College offer a free job training course to all Union County residents. All residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this program. The career training course will…

Heeding Criticism, Corzine Restores Property Tax Deduction

  STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine’s draconian budget proposal has drawn a lot of criticism, but the most controversial component was the plan to eliminate the property tax deduction on the state income tax for most New Jersey residents. Realizing…

Finding Health Care Without Insurance

By Douglas H. Kirkpatrick, MD For many Americans, health insurance provides affordable access to healthcare that allows them to prevent or lower disease risk, manage current medical conditions, and maintain overall health. But for the 47 million people in the…

Free Job Training Course

CRANFORD – During the month of April, Union County College offer a free job training course to all Union County residents. All residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this program. The career training course will…

Economic Challenges Have More Families And Businesses Turning To Libraries For Help

By Norma E. Blake During the past year, over 100,000 New Jersey residents lost their jobs, adding their names to a list that was already well over 200,000. Many families in our state are facing economic challenges, some for the…

Freeholders Introduce Lean Budget

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – The freeholders introduced a $392 million budget last week which is nearly $5 million lower than the county’s 2008 spending plan. Due to the slumping economy, the county will need to raise more money through taxes. The…

Six Ways To Stretch Your Dollar

It’s always a good idea to spend your money wisely, but during tough economic times these smart steps are even more important. The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) offers these tips on how to get the most…